HIV and Hepatitis C co-infection is a significant challenge for the individual living with the viruses and healthcare workers. Dr. Leigh Beveridge speaks with Dr. David Iser, hepatologist at the Alfred Hospital about his clinical research looking at barriers to treatment of Hepatitis C in people living with HIV, and how his research hopes to inform change.
About Leigh Beveridge
Leigh Beveridge is a Melbourne-based doctor, who is a trainee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. His work in community radio focuses on health, science and current issues, as he hopes to inspire new conversations and novel ideas in the GLBTIQ space. Leigh’s attention in AIDS 2014 is on recent scientific advancements towards cure, the evolving nature of HIV testing and PrEP, and the nature of HIV as a chronic disease. He is as excited about the potential of AIDS2014 to effect change for the community he is a part of as he is intrigued as a scientist and medical professional.